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PRISM 2.0: From 9 to ‘thousands’ of technology and finance companies

When Edward Snowden leaked the news about PRISM, we thought it was just 9 U.S. companies that were sharing customers’ data with the National Security Agency (NSA). Now it looks like literally thousands of technology, finance, and manufacturing firms are working with the NSA, CIA, FBI, and branches of the U.S. military.

We don’t need a national ID card

The process of implementing an American national identity card would be an expensive logistical and bureaucratic nightmare.

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Steve Case: Entrepreneurs are American heroes

“Entrepreneurship is how America became great,” Case said. “The good news is that we’re still the most entrepreneurial nation in the world. The bad news is that all the other countries are trying to catch us.”

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Wikipedia launches ‘world’s largest photo contest’

Wikipedia is launching another massive photo contest to boost the number of free photos visible in WikiMedia Commons and available for illustrating Wikipedia stories.
The contest is Wiki Loves Monuments 2012, and is focused on photos of historic sites around the world.